7-year-old Giovanni Leon dies in fatal Chicago Heights car crash – Sunday, October 24, 2021

Chicago Heights Car Crash Death of Giovanni Leon – Obituary

7-year-old Giovanni Leon has died in a fatal Chicago Heights car crash that occurred on Sunday, October 24, 2021. It happened at about 11 a.m. when the kid was struck by a 2020 Kia Soul in the 800 block of Dixie Highway.

After the accident, the boy was left with fatal injuries and was rushed to Franciscan Hospital before being airlifted to Stronger Hospital. He was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the vehicle that Leon was in was also left with injuries and was hospitalized.

The accident is still being investigated and more information will be made available.